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ossifyverb

uk   /ˈɒs.ɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈɑː.sə-/
  • ossify verb (BODY)

[I] specialized medical If ​bodytissue ossifies, it ​becomes hard and ​changes into ​bone.
ossified
adjective uk   us   /-faɪd/
(Definition of ossify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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